Whuppity Stoorie – a Halloween story from Lari Don

Some of you may have heard that Lari Don is suffering from Long Covid – having caught the virus last March. So she has, sensibly but reluctantly, been lying low, preserving her limited [...]

Lari Don and Eilidh Muldoon at the Edinburgh International Book Festival (virtually)

It’s been an odd summer without book festivals to visit. But there was something rather nice about sitting in the comfort of my own home, on a frankly disgusting, misty-moisty August day in [...]

Fierce, Fearless and Free

This wonderful anthology of stories from all over the world was launched at The Edinburgh Bookshop, an early celebration for International Women’s Day. Author Lari Don explained that she [...]

Creating magical stories with Lari Don

The Cymera Book Festival celebrates fantasy and science fiction writing through a whole range of events to be held in Edinburgh from 7th to 9th June. The programme – which you can find here [...]

The shortest day… the longest night

If you’re looking for the perfect read to tie in with this particular time of year, look no further than First Aid for Fairies and Other Fabled Beasts by Lari Don. It’s set at the [...]

Hannah Foley – award-winning writer and illustrator

We’re delighted that Hannah won the Kelpies Prize 2018 with her debut novel, The Lost Wizard of Nine Witches Wood. This means that it will be published in 2019 by Floris Books. Here she is [...]

Other book festivals are available

The Edinburgh International Book Festival kicks off today – and as it’s our local, we’re particularly excited about it. FRA writers and illustrators appear at the following [...]

Wanted – local monsters!

Lari Don grew up surrounded by monsters – she’s written about them in her latest blog here, and she’s challenged readers to work out where she grew up by using the geographical [...]

Don’t go into the water!

Here’s Nessie as you have never seen her before! Thrilling, dynamic, edge-of-your-seat storytelling in words and pictures from Lari Don and Nataša Ilinčić in The Treasure of the Loch Ness [...]

They heard a distant splash…

‘A wave sped across the surface of the water and sloshed against Kenneth’s boots…’ Lari Don‘s latest picture book, published in Floris’s Traditional Scottish [...]

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